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Canton girls remain undefeated (4-0); Avon girls earn first wins of season

SIMSBURY, Sept. 19 – The Canton High girls cross country put four runners in the top five to beat Ellington, 25-31 Tuesday at Stratton Brook Park and remain undefeated at 4-0. The Warriors (4-0, 4-0 NCCC) also beat East Windsor, 15-50. Jane Frawley led Canton by taking second, followed closely by Julia Caputo, Belle MagnaContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Sparks is first Canton runner to win Large Division title at Stratton Brook

SIMSBURY, Sept. 16 – The Canton High cross country program gets plenty of practice running the 5,000 meters at Stratton Brook Park in Simsbury. It has been the home course for the Warriors for years and it is the home of the Stratton Brook Invitational. Senior Max Sparks, who worked hard over the summer toContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Looking to extend win streak, Canton beats Farmington for first time since 2006

CANTON – The Canton High field hockey team is undefeated through three games including their first win over Farmington in 11 years. Now, the Warriors try to continue their winning ways this week with a pair of road games at Stafford on Tuesday afternoon and at Haddam-Killingworth on Wednesday. Canton (2-0-1, 0-0-1 NCCC) beat Northwestern,Continue ReadingContinue Reading

McKane is part of two record-setting scoring plays in Canton’s loss to Bulldogs

CANTON, Sept. 16 –Canton High quarterback Caleb McKane was involved in two school record scoring plays Saturday as the Warriors hosted the Stafford, East Windsor and Somers co-op football team in a Pequot Conference game. Colton Engel ran for two touchdowns, returned an interception 27 yards for a touchdown and threw a 43-yard TD passContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Gavin Carter runs for 130 yards and touchdown in season-opening loss

DURHAM, Sept. 9 – Sophomore running back Gavin Carter ran for a team-high 130 yards and a 55-yard touchdown but it wasn’t enough as the Coginchaug/Hale Ray co-op team won their first game as a co-op program Saturday with a 36-20 win over Canton. Caleb McKane ran for 85 yards and an 18-yard touchdown onContinue ReadingContinue Reading

High school football season begins Friday with four of six Valley teams on road

The high school football season kicks on Friday here in the Farmington Valley with Simsbury, Farmington and Granby playing under the lights — all on the road. Simsbury will be at Hall in West Hartford with Farmington seeking its first-ever win against Platt High in Meriden. Granby visits North Branford for the first time. OnContinue ReadingContinue Reading

For fifth straight year, Pequot Conference realigns their divisions

For the fifth time in the last five years, the Pequot Football Conference has realigned due to the fluctuating number of teams in the league. It was been as high as 22 in 2012 and has been as low as 17 a year ago. This year, the Pequot Conference will have 18 teams – splitContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Still plenty of openings for golfers at International Pro-Am at Matterhorn

CANTON, Sept 2 – There are still openings for the International Pro-Am mininature golf tournament on Saturday, Sept. 23, at Matterhorn Miniature Golf in Canton. Autumn Sutherland, owner of Matterhorn, said 12 pros and three amateurs have signed up to play. The professional golfers will play five rounds on the 18-hole course with the amateursContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Boffi hopes to begin turning around Canton football program this fall

CANTON – Dante Boffi has been looking for an opportunity to lead a team for a while. Over the last decade, he has been an offensive coordinator in Canton, Avon and with Sports Medicine Science Academy’s co-op football team in Hartford. He’s been part of winning seasons and campaigns that didn’t result in many victories.Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Naugatuck Dogs sweep Tri-Town Trojans to win first-ever Tri-State League title

WATERBURY, Aug. 23 – Hard-hitting Naugatuck won five consecutive games to win their first-ever Tri-State League championship with a 8-4 win over the Tri-Town Trojans at Municipal Stadium. The Dogs, who have won three Stan Musial state championships since 2011, swept the best-of-3 Tri-State League championship series. The Dogs (24-6) beat Tri-Town in the seriesContinue ReadingContinue Reading